Amnesty International warns of reprisals and abuses against fleeing Mosul
Tuesday 18-10-2016 | 8:15:35
Twilight News / Amnesty International warned that fleeing under the control of the organization Daesh in Iraq, especially in Mosul areas, face torture, forced disappearances and extrajudicial executions, in revenge attacks by militias and Iraqi government forces.
The organization said in a report that the evidence from hundreds of interviews reveal a "formidable response against civilians," fleeing controlled Daesh land, especially Sunni Muslims, reflecting the danger mass violations in the military operation under way to restore control of the city of Mosul under the control of the militant group .
He said the Middle East and North Africa program director at Amnesty International, Philip Luther, said that "Iraq is currently facing a very real and deadly by Daesh security threats, but there will be no justification for acts of extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, torture and arbitrary detention."
He Luther: "It is extremely important that the Iraqi authorities will take steps to ensure that such horrific abuses happening again."
Luther urged other support for military action against Daesh forces in Iraq, states that "the show they do not perpetuate blind eye to violations."
The Amnesty International report is based on interviews with about 470 former detainees and witnesses, activists and officials and relatives of the victims.
The report accuses the popular crowd militias and government forces of committing "serious human rights violations, including war crimes," and the implementation of thousands of acts of extrajudicial executions of civilians have fled the areas under the control of Daesh.
Many of the victims have been displaced during the military operations earlier this year in Fallujah, Sharqat and Hawija and Mosul.
According to a report by the International Organization, at least 12 men and four boys from the beautiful tribe have been extrajudicially executed after they surrendered to the Iraqis wearing army and police uniforms in May.
The report pointed out that 73 other men and boys of the same tribe who had fled to the north of the town of Fallujah Alsjr were detained a few days ago and are still missing.
The Iraqi government pledged in June to punish all those involved in abuses against civilians after the military operations.